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    Hokusai

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest collection of Japanese art outside Japan—including the greatest variety of Hokusai works in any museum—the MFA is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive exhibition of this remarkable artist. Drawing from ...more


    Danforth Art Public Tours

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 15 - May 17, 2015

    Join Danforth Art’s docents for a tour of current exhibitions. On view through May 17 are: The Expressive Voice: Landscape Reimagined, David Berger: Space for the Human Heart, Prilla Smith...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to Papermaking

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Create your own paper! Learn to prepare pulp, form sheets and embed materials (such as flowers or thread) to create beautiful, unique sheets of handmade paper. Advance registration required.


    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    Chamber Music Concert with Members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 17, 2015

    Experience beautiful chamber music selections performed by members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. Concert followed by a reception. Program and musicians to be announced.


    Family Festival: The Great Paper Caper

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 17, 2015

    This afternoon event will enchant the young and the young at heart with guided trail walks with a local biologist, a puppet theater, paper airplane folding, nature crafts and more all inspired by...more

    CAM Film Series: Monk with a Camera

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    May 17, 2015

    Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to pursue the Buddhist ideal. Once a promising photographer, he moved to India and became a Tibetan monk. Years later, he returns to...more

    Inspiration in the Face of Adversity

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 17, 2015

    Inspired by the exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” this afternoon program focuses on how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity....more

    River as Source Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    May 17, 2015

    Come explore the Muddy River's flowing water, tall reeds, trees, shrubs, flowers and birds. We will look to the river and its inhabitants as a source of...more

    Aaron Norfolk: Cosmosomnia

    Presented by Sherman Gallery at Sherman Gallery at Boston University, Boston

    April 24 - May 17, 2015

    School of Visual Arts Lecturer and Painting Fellow Aaron Norfolk uses rendered figures, rich colors, linear edges, and faceted surfaces to create volumetric, frame-filling characters that engage...more

    FILM | "When Comedy Went to School"

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center at National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

    May 17, 2015

    This entertaining portrait of the greatest generation of comics—a group that includes Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller—takes us to the Borscht Belt,...more

    2015 SMFA Medal Award Gala Honoring John Baldessari

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 18, 2015

    The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (SMFA) Medal is awarded annually to individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the art world. On May 18, SMFA will honor...more

    Cinema Jukebox: AMADEUS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 18, 2015

    This is the incredible, mostly true story about the relationship between two composers in 18th century Vienna - Antonio Salieri, the successful court composer for...more

    Annual Meeting

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 19, 2015

    Please join us to hear about accomplishments of the past year and current activities. Refreshments will be served. 


    MIT Glass Band Returns to Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 21, 2015

    The MIT Glass Band was formed in 2012 as a collaborative project between the Glass Lab and MIT’s Center for Arts, Science and Technology (CAST). Working with Professor Evan Ziporyn and...more

    Wine & Film: SOMM

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 21, 2015

    Somm takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into the mysterious world of the Court of Master Sommeliers and their massively intimidating Master Sommelier...more

    The Allure of Europe in Post-War American Art

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 21, 2015

    The Allure of Europe in Post-War American Art with Kelley Tialiou, Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist is part three of our three-part spring lecture...more

    Landscapes Above and Beyond

    Presented by ArtProv gallery

    April 15 - May 22, 2015

    ArtProv gallery's newest show, Landscapes Above and Beyond, starts April 15, with an opening reception during Gallery Night Providence on April 16 from 5-9 p.m. The exhibit features the works...more

    The Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2015: X

    Presented by Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery. College of the Holy Cross at Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester

    April 23 - May 22, 2015

    The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit the artwork of graduating senior visual arts majors in the annual Senior Concentration Seminar exhibition...more

    "Exquisite Corpse"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven, Maynard

    April 15 - May 22, 2015

    ARTISTS' RECEPTION: SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH 7- 9 P.M.

    Gallery Seven presents “Exquisite Corpse” Surrealist Fun featuring works by artists from ArtSpace, a...more

    IMPACT Juried Exhibition

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    April 17 - May 23, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present IMPACT, a national juried exhibition of Jewelry and Metalsmithing work. In conjunction with the 2015 Society of...more

    Weaving In Metal with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23, 2015

    Details: Participants will be invited to score a sheet of aluminum foil to create a loom-like structure. Then, cut strips of foil can be woven in. We can start with basic under-over techniques,...more

    Public Sculpture Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 23, 2015

    Join CAM Curatorial Assistant Leon Doucette on a walking tour of public sculpture around downtown Gloucester. This program is offered in conjunction with Gateway to Cape Ann, a special exhibition...more

    Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 23, 2015

    Take a leisurely walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by painter Edward Hopper.

    American realist painter Edward Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate...more

    REVEALING IDENTITY

    Presented by Concord Art Association at Concord Art Association, Concord

    April 23 - May 23, 2015

    Independent curator AudreyPepper spotlights narrative art reflecting on self and society, from Caleb Cole’s photos, in which he dons new personae, to the allegorical sculptures ofSachiko...more

    Reception for Haystack Jewelry Exhibition

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 24, 2015

    Join us to celebrate this exhibition and meet some of the artists. Details t.b.a.


    Silk Painting with Sandra Golbert

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    May 23 & 24 – 1:00pm to 4:00 pm Last Day to Register 5/15/2015 Maximum students: 10 Learn to paint on silk with cold water dyes that can be ‘set’ with just an iron. Working...more

    Uncanny Japan: The Art of Yoshitoshi

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    February 28 - May 24, 2015

    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) is remembered as one of the greatest designers of the Japanese woodblock print at a time when the medium was facing increasing competition from photography and...more

    The State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    March 7 - May 24, 2015

    Pushing Boundaries presents the work of 50 of the talented 300 ceramicists over the past 18 years who have participated in the State of Clay exhibitions at the Lexington Arts and...more

    Make a Peace Lantern! (ages 4 and up)

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    Memorial Day weekend is a great time to think about world peace. Create your own special lantern with peace symbols, flowers, and other designs as a reminder of what we can do to create a more...more

    TRAVEL INSPIRATIONS ~ BEADING AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLAYS

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    May 9 - May 24, 2015

    Celebrating artistic inspiration from around the globe, artists of the Polymer and Beading Guild invite you to travel the world with them in this showcase of...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)

    May 16 - May 24, 2015

    Intelligent and creative cinematic works for kids, and kids at heart. The festival includes two short film programs and three feature-length animated films.

    “This festival is...more

    StereoType: New Directions in Typography

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    November 13, 2014 - May 25, 2015

    StereoType is a groundbreaking exhibition that presents works by an array of 14 established and up-and-coming designers from the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, France, the United States, Israel,...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Try It! Watercolor

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 5 - May 26, 2015

    During the month of May, explore basic watercolor techniques and experiment with the vibrant, transparent colors of this often misunderstood medium. Learn about the range of supplies (types of...more

    Peep Pre-School Science

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 28 - May 26, 2015

    You’ll be able to test, and investigate while having fun. Working with Krissy, junior scientists will use their skills to explore the wonders of science, sometimes involving messy...more

    Film Screening: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES: A Film by Jennifer Baichwal

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 27, 2015

    Manufactured Landscapes is a documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky and his large-scale photographs of quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, and dams....more

    Wine and Film: SIDEWAYS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 28, 2015

    A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's (Thomas Haden Church) final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crises.


    The Invented Landscape

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

    Presented by Cooper Gallery and

    January 30 - May 29, 2015

     A forgotten visual arts and cultural movement that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983, Grupo Antillano articulated a vision of Cuban culture that privileged the importance of Africa and...more

    Still Running, Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Latin Art Space and Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 16 - May 29, 2015

    Curated by Astrid Martinez-Jones of Latin Art Sapce, with the collabortion of Alejandro de la Fuente, Still Running...more

    Still Running: Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 3 - May 29, 2015

    Still Running is a homage to a forgotten visual cultural arts movement, Grupo Antillano, that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983. This group articulated a Cuban culture that promoted the...more

    5th Annual AIFF Call for Entries

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    January 1 - May 30, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is announcing its “Call for Student Entries”. In keeping with our desire to promote local artists, the organizers of the Festival...more

    Montserrat College of Art and Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    A conversation with Montserrat Professor Ethan Berry and former students of Roger Martin's focusing on Martin's involvement with the school. This program is free for members, Montserrat...more

    Historic Middle Street Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    Discover Gloucester's historic Middle Street—an ever-evolving neighborhood packed with four centuries of social, economic, and architectural history.

    Did you know that a...more

    Africa's Children of Arms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    November 19, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    The Pulitzer Center is committed to telling the stories of vulnerable populations all over the world, and perhaps one of the most startling is that of child soldiers. Boys and girls from more than...more

    Summer Street Gallery: Blue Heron Photographs

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 1 - May 31, 2015

    Capturing moments with herons, photographer Babsje takes viewers on an exploration of the study of Patience and Grace through these birds’ poise and demeanor. Realizing the most beautiful...more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 31, 2015

    Calling all chess players and enthusiasts! Join us for an afternoon of strategy, intellect, and pizza at Fuller Craft Museum. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced players are all invited to four...more

    Opera at the Cinema: Show Boat

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 31, 2015

    From the San Francisco Opera

    A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a...more

    Guided Tours for Historic Preservation Month

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    May 3 - May 31, 2015

    Guided Tours of The Emerald Necklace for Historic Preservation Month:

    Walking Tour: A Walk with Mr. Olmsted through the Historic Back Bay Fens

    Sunday, May...more

    Art 300 Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 31, 2015

    This spring, students in the Phillips Academy course Visual Culture: Discovering the Addison Collection will investigate the Addison’s iconic painting Eight Bells by Winslow Homer, and...more

    Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival

    Presented by Everett Arts Associatioin

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Come join us for Everett Arts Association’s 47th annual Spring Arts Festival. Ponder over 100 juried pieces of artwork, enjoy music performances from local students, admire art submitted and...more

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